Buhari mourns Professor Babalola Borishade

Buhari mourns Professor Babalola Borishade
April 27 18:48 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari On Thursday commiserated with the family of former Minister of Education, Professor Babalola Borishade, who died on Wednesday.

In a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President sends his condolences to the government and people of Ekiti State, professional colleagues, political associates and friends of the renowned academic and political strategist, whose antecedents in the academia and public service will continue to speak for generations to come.

The President said he believes that Borishade distinguished himself in patriotism by diligently serving as a minister in four ministries, and initiating laudable projects and regulating structures that have remained the reference points in all the institutions after many years.

He also recalled the unwavering support of the septuagenarian to the policy team of the All Progressives Congress and his contributions in ensuring victory at the polls for the party in 2015.

The President prayed that the almighty God would grant the soul of the departed former minister eternal rest, and comfort his loved ones.